Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Naps May Do a Heart Good

Study found they lowered blood pressure in patients, were linked to better heart and vessel health

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds

Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Too Little Sleep May Quadruple Your Risk for Colds: Study

Fewer than six hours a night linked to higher rate of illness, researchers say

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study

To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests

Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence

Researchers eye earlier detection of decline

Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial

Though it can be placed in heart without surgery, unlike tradtional devices, some safety concerns remain

Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study

But protective effect seems to last only about as long as exclusive nursing does